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The 19th edition of Waste & Recycling Expo Canada and the Municipal Equipment Expo Canada will return to the Toronto area, November 9 – 10. Hosted at the International Centre, these two events will be joined with the 7th edition of the Canadian Waste to Resource Conference produced by the Ontario Waste Management Association.


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WOOD WORKS! BC awards B.C. local governments for leadership in wood use in community projects

Leadership in structural and architectural wood use by local governments was recognized today at the Union of B.C. Municipalities Convention in Victoria, as Wood WORKS! BC announced the winners of the 2016 Community Recognition Awards. 

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Heritage Hintonburg building in Ottawa to expand with luxury apartments

The Magee House was built in 1880. Now, the architect who owns it wants to wrap it in six storeys of luxury apartments.  

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Edmonton's Walterdale Bridge to be delayed into 2017

In an update going to city council next week, city staff admit the bridge — which was originally supposed to open in fall 2015 — has been delayed into next year.

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The Buildings Show is changing how the industry works

The Buildings Show (TBS), the largest networking and educational event for design, construction and real estate industries returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Nov. 30 - Dec 2, 2016.

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RAW Design buys the old Bailey Broom Factory from the City of Kingston

RAW Design representative and architect Jon Jeremonis was in Kingston on Wednesday to take a walk through the neighbourhood and get another look at the firm's new purchase, the Bailey Broom Factory.

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Tall Wood Building Demonstration Project Reaches New Heights in Canada

Three years after launching a request for an Expression of Interest, through funding received from Natural Resources Canada, for Canadian design teams willing to undertake an innovative approach to designing and building high-rise wood demonstration projects, the Canadian Wood Council (CWC) was proudly in attendance at the ‘topping out’ celebration of the University of British Columbia’s Brock Commons Phase 1 tall wood student residence.

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Governor General’s Medals in Architecture winners to join at free public event in Ottawa

On September 19, the winners of the 2016 Governor General’s Medals in Architecture will join together at a free public event held at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec.

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Château Laurier hotel propose huge expansion

Expansion plans include building new long-term-stay suites, creating a new courtyard and replacing an aging five-storey parking lot with new underground parking that would provide hotel guests and the public at large with approximately 100 additional spaces.

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Report: Construction companies should seize opportunities to benefit from new technologies

Despite substantial investments, the construction industry is struggling to gain the full benefits of technologies including advanced data and analytics, mobility, automation and robotics. That's the key finding from Building a technology advantage – Global Construction Survey 2016the annual state-of-the-industry report from KPMG International.

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Sydney's largest urban renewal project aims to recycle more water than it uses

Lee is working to make Lendlease’s Barangaroo South development in Sydney (consisting of three main commercial towers, three 10-storey residential buildings, and several multi-use buildings) net positive water.

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Can't Build Up? Why Not Build Down? The Case For Subterranean Architecture

While most cities strive for a sustainable level of urban density, there are limitations at play that can restrict the amount of upwards growth. In an attempt to mine the possibilities for alternative expansion, Kurt Kohlstedt from99% Invisible has presented a round-up of the different ways in which architecture can instead grow below the ground surface.

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Mississauga wants to regulate construction of ‘monster homes’ on Lakeview waterfront

Mississauga is trying to stay ahead of the curve by placing restrictions on infill development and new builds in one of its most thriving neighbourhoods.

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A look at a project that is using silk as a valid construction material

The ‘bombix bricks’ project looks at silk as a valid construction and structural material to be used within architecture. 

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Downtown Saskatoon 'architectural gem' restored

The Obasa Building — formerly the Investor’s Building — was built in the early 1960s and is believed to be the city’s first modernist glass and steel structure. The goal was to revive the original feeling inspired by renowned German architect Mies van der Rohe.

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